6 Press Releases

Tag: Jean Dubuffet

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Top 20th Century Artists Featured In The Estate Of Melvin S. Rosenthal

    Motherwell, Hofmann, and Ruscha lead the dedicated sale on November 16 at Bonhams New York Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), Let There Be Light (And the Sun Beautiful as She Was and Pregnant – Scattered Her Colours All over the Earth), 1955-1961. Estimate: $3,000,000 – 5,000,000. New York - It is with great pleasure that…

    Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), Let There Be Light (And the Sun Beautiful as She Was and Pregnant – Scattered Her Colours All over the Earth), 1955-1961. Estimate: $3,000,000 – 5,000,000.
  • Auction Industry

    The Creuzevault Collection, a Family Affair

    Germaine Richier, Jean Dubuffet and Bernard Buffet are the names to remember from the collection that the French gallerist Henri Creuzevault left to his children. It proves that it is not always quantity but rarity that counts. Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), Masque de théâtre IV, 6 mars 1969 (Theater Mask IV, March 6, 1969),…

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Alfonso Ossorio

    Christie’s Brings Work by 20th-Century Collector, Patron, and Outsider Artist For most of his adult life, Alfonso Ossorio was not taken seriously as an artist. The world knew him as a wealthy, eccentric collector and a friend to Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Jean Dubuffet. Critics declared that Ossorio’s painting…

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  • Auction Industry

    Category Spotlight: Outsider Art at Auction

    Historically, the art world has not been kind to those who deviate from social norms. Innovation is generally greeted with suspicion, even if it is later accepted and celebrated. The outsider art category evolved to better acknowledge and halt this pattern.  Christie’s will bring a collection of outsider art to…

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  • Auction Industry

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freeman's Sale

    On October 5th, 2020, Freeman’s will hold its single-owner auction of the Collection of Dr. Henry & Mrs. Fannie Levine, prominent Philadelphia collectors. It is also a rare opportunity for discerning buyers seeking blue-chip material offered for the first time in decades. Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956), , Pennsylvania Landscape. Estimate: $60,000 -…

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freemans Sale
  • Auction Industry

    Auction Blotter: Julie Curtiss Shocks, Ed Ruscha Sizzles, and KAWS Keeps On Keeping On in the New York Day Sales

    Installation view of Phillips "New Now" Auction exhibition. Courtesy of Phillips. The late-September day sales in New York might not get the high-wattage attention of the splashy evening sales, but this is where auction stars of the future are made. Here’s a rundown of the notable results at Phillips, Christie’s,…